SEASON 6 OF Buffalo’s Free SUMMER CITY FITNESS with La’Movement

Mayor Byron W. Brown joined Dr. Michael Edbauer, President, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York to announce Season Six of Summer City Fitness.

The series of free dance fitness classes aims to engage city residents in healthy, fun activity will start on Saturday, June 5.  

The free fitness series features a mix of low- and high-impact dance fitness classes presented by Lancia “Lala” Woods. The sessions will take place on Saturdays at MLK, from June 5 – August 7.

The one-hour classes, which start at 10 a.m. each Saturday, will take place near the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue.

Allison DeHonney, of Urban Fruits & Veggies, will also be at the park each Saturday offering free fruit to participants.

“Our community is fortunate to have beautiful spaces, like Martin Luther King Jr., Park, where families can be active all four seasons,” said Julie R. Snyder, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York. “As the official health plan of the City of Buffalo, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is excited to kick off our sixth season of Summer City Fitness in partnership with Mayor Brown, and we look forward to welcoming our community back to this amazing Olmsted Park to get healthy with La’Movement Fitness this summer.”

The classes are open to individuals of all ages, regardless of fitness level and experience. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

All classes are weather dependent.

More information and a full calendar of fitness classes can be found at

Participants will be encouraged to share their experiences on social media through #SummerCityFitness.